US has strategic oil reserves of 1.4 billion barrels, which it may use as foreign aid. 1975 US/Israeli agreement obligates US in an emergency to make oil available for sale to Israel for 5 years. US aid to Israel is $3billion. US gives combined $2.32 million in aid to Egypt and Jordan. Cooperation of Arab allies with US is not based on aid. Many in D.C and many Americans beginning to think US national security interests lie more in Arab world than with Israel. Arab world has oil, supports US in World Bank and IMF, provides US military bases and superb intelligence on Al Qaeda and Taliban. Arab military fought with US in Gulf War, and some have troops in Afghanistan fighting with US troops. US relations with Israel are highly out of balance. As of 1 August cluster bombs will be banned by international treaty. Use will be war crime. In last bin Laden audio interview, he said he attacks America because of its support of Israel. He has said so many times, as has Khalid Sheik Mohammad.
Clashes between IDF and protesters in Bethlehem and East Jerusalem (Reuters)
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